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Prophet 451 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-16-07 09:12 AM
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6. No fix is needed
The political system is set up in such a way as to ensure that only those with access to vast scads of money (either their own or others) can get elected. That acts to ensure that the mainstream candidates from both parties are various flavours of corporatist. Washington has become a culture of wealth-worship, the exceptions (i.e. Kucinich) end up getting marginalised and dismissed as "kooky" (which Dennis is but not in a bad way).
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  -Could the next President be even scarier? zonmoy  Nov-14-07 11:59 AM   #0 
  - Our next president (D) or (R) will be a corporate hawk bushie. And a friend of Rupert Murdoch.  Just-plain-Kathy   Nov-14-07 12:09 PM   #1 
  - No fix is needed  Prophet 451   Nov-16-07 09:12 AM   #6 
  - We were d*mn lucky last time that Bush was so incompetent that even the Neocons gave up on him - we  Kashka-Kat   Nov-14-07 12:26 PM   #2 
  - Only if it's Giuliani.  mwb970   Nov-14-07 12:44 PM   #3 
     - the sad thing is that with the candidates that actually have a chance.  zonmoy   Nov-14-07 12:49 PM   #4 
        - i agree 100%  Locrian   Nov-16-07 06:36 AM   #5 
           - perhaps we should get started putting the signs every ten feet on the border.  zonmoy   Nov-16-07 12:28 PM   #7 

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